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Our team of U.S. and international industry specialists are dedicated to enhancing the global competitiveness of the U.S. tech industry, expanding market access, and increasing international sales.


The U.S. Department of Commerce is dedicated to increasing information and communications technologies (ICT) exports. We do this by strengthening the global competitiveness of these industries through industry analysis, trade policy development, trade promotion, and addressing trade barriers. The U.S. Department of Commerce works with businesses that use the digital economy to deliver their products and services. We provide international market research, procurement leads, and trade events tailored to accelerate their international growth.

Featured Events

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ICT Business Development Mission to Singapore
May 27 -30, 2024 | Singapore

In conjunction with the Asia Tech x Singapore 2024 trade show and forum, this mission seeks to expand opportunities for U.S. companies in Singapore and the Southeast Asian region at the intersection of telecommunications services, 5G, SaaS applications, cybersecurity and the digital economy.
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Consensus 2024
May 29-31st, 2024 | Austin, Texas

Consensus is the world's largest, longest-running and most influential gathering that brings together all sides of the cryptocurrency, blockchain and Web3 community
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Infosecurity Europe
Jun 4 -6, 2024 | London, UK

Infosecurity Europe is the biggest gathering of the information security industry in Europe and a great opportunity to share innovation, test and benchmark solutions, build relationships that drive new business, and connect with colleagues.

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Gitex Global
October 14-18, 2024 | Dubai World Trade Centre

The World’s Largest Annual Enterprise & Government Technology Event

GITEX GLOBAL serves as a pivotal hub for the technology industry, creating a platform for the world to connect, innovate and forge lasting international partnerships for over 44 years.

For more details contact: Lincoln at
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Expand North Star
October 13-16, 2024 | Dubai Harbour

The World's Largest Event for Startups and Investors

Expand North Star, taking place in the international business and economic hub of Dubai, unites founders, VCs, ecosystem enablers and tech leaders from around the globe to secure business and investment deals, increase their partner networks and share knowledge.

For more details contact: Lincoln at

Top Global Artificial Intelligence Markets Report
This report presents a brief overview of top AI global hubs outside the United States. Each country includes an AI ecosystem overview, government incentives & policies, education & research institutions, leading events, and industry groups.
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U.S. companies interested in semiconductor-related investment funding: Submit your Statement of Interest now.
The Commerce Department’s CHIPS for AMERICA seeks applicants for $39 billion in funding for its incentives program. Parties interested in upcoming Notices of Funding Opportunities should submit a Statement of Interest.
Semiconductor Alert Mechanism (SAM)
The Semiconductor Alert Mechanism (SAM) enables us to detect potential disruptions in the semiconductor supply chain earlier while supporting faster problem-solving through coordination with the private sector and U.S. trading partners.

How Can We Help You Expand Your Exports?

Our team members are experts in international business development and your best resource for business growth and job creation. Learn more about the ways we can assist your firm:
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Trade Counseling
International Trade Specialists are available to discuss your company’s exporting needs. Locate an industry specialist near you.
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Our Services
From counseling, to matchmaking, to market intelligence, our global network of trade professionals - located throughout the United States and in nearly 80 countries - can help your firm expand your exports.
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Privacy Shield
The EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks provide companies on both sides of the Atlantic with a mechanism to comply with data protection requirements when transferring personal data.

Tech Market Intelligence

See our latest market intelligence related to the tech industry.
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India Artificial Intelligence

India presents significant opportunities for U.S. companies looking to leverage AI technologies.

Software Asia Pacific Export Potential
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Israel ICT Policy on Artificial Intelligence Regulation and Ethics

Israel’s Policy on Artificial Intelligence Regulation and Ethics

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Philippines Cybersecurity Market

The Philippines is one of the largest markets for Business Process Outsourcing, with much of the world’s data held and processed in the country.

Cybersecurity Export Promotion

Additional Resources

Office of Information and Communication Technologies (OICT)

OICT’s Team provides industry and trade policy expertise to support U.S. suppliers of the hardware that enables the digital economy. These products range from semiconductors powering electronic devices like phones and computers, to the data center equipment that makes cloud computing possible.

Office of Digital Services Industries (ODSI)

The Office of Digital Services Industries (ODSI) evaluates the global environment for digital services, addresses foreign market trade and investment barriers, and promotes trade policies to increase the global competitiveness of the U.S. digital services industry.

Cross-Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) System

The APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) System was developed by APEC economies with input and assistance from industry and civil society to build consumer, business and regulator trust in cross-border flows of personal information.